A term sometimes used synonymously with reliquary, but signifying, more correctly, the little box containing the relics, which is placed inside the reliquary

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

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    A term sometimes used synonymously with reliquary, but signifying, more correctly, the little box containing the Relics, which is placed inside the reliquary.

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.

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